Bookkeeper, Payroll Salary

A Bookkeeper, Payroll earns an average wage of $15.86 per hour. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$26,910 - $53,945
(Median)
$27K
$39K
$54K
MEDIAN: $38,551
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90%

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$11.03 - $22.89
(Median)
$11
$16
$23
MEDIAN: $15.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$26,910 - $53,945  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,056  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $8,054  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,469 - $50,893  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 330
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.03 - $22.89  
   
Overtime
$14.59 - $35.22  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,056  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $8,054  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$24,469 - $50,893  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 666
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Job Description for Bookkeeper, Payroll

Larger companies frequently have a specialized accountant employed as a payroll bookkeeper. This payroll specialist ensures everyone working for the company - from salaried managers to hourly employees - are paid accurately and in a timely manner. This person ensures that all payroll deductions are properly assessed and helps maintain their organization's payroll bookkeeping records, so they are kept up to date and comply with federal and state regulations.

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Bookkeeper, Payroll Tasks

  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Create reports for information pertaining to payroll.

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Pay by Experience Level for Bookkeeper, Payroll

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,542

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Experience Affects Bookkeeper, Payroll Salaries



National Average
$36,000



Skills That Affect Bookkeeper, Payroll Salaries



Payroll Administration
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Accounts Payable
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Bookkeeping
0%

National Average
$36,000

Intuit QuickBooks
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Office Administration
up arrow 3%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 4%

Account Management
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 199 votes.

Gender

Female
97 %
Male
3 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 49%
dental benefits
Dental: 30%
medical benefits
Vision: 20%
dental benefits
None: 48%
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